The energy crisis, the racing energy prices are the reality of everyday life. Europe, Hungary and Budapest can no longer depend on Russian gas, so energy saving and renewable energy production must be boosted – written by Gergely Karácsony held it at the City Hall for the first time Energy peak in his Facebook post.
In the last decade, the necessary green and sustainability investments have not been made in Hungary, so climate change is more difficult to combat, although Budapest has the second largest increase in average temperatures in 50 years among major European cities; the average temperature is now 4 degrees higher than half a century.
They upgrade, they save
According to the mayor, that’s why it is At the peak of energy a proposal was also made to speed up the public and decorative lighting, and the latter was shortened by two hours, so that there will be decorative lighting in Budapest until 11 pm in several summer periods.
They will continue to modernize the energy facilities in the capital, cooling the buildings to a maximum of 25 degrees in the summer months and heating them to a maximum of 20 degrees in the winter months as a quick measure. they continue to invest in transport and replace vehicles with less energy and fuel consumption.
“We are announcing the energy-free nature of the Budapest Municipality. It may sound ambitious, but it is very feasible, we are ready and ready to get the Budapest utilities to operate from the energy they produce by 2030. The energy supply of the utilities in the capital is thus independent of Russia and from the government or the energy companies, “added Gergely Karácsony.
This requires European resources and also a partnership from the government. “Budapest is ready and able to use its European relations system and European lobbying power to obtain resources,” wrote Gergely Karácsony.